100 engineers in Cupertino working feverishly on such a product which would have multi-touch support. Features are said to include the ability to respond to text messages, list phone calls, rearrange playlists and a recent patent application revealed how the device could be used to read a map with the flick of the wrist.
Apple's shares reached an all-time peak on September 21st at $705, the day that the company launched the Apple iPhone 5. Since then, Apple investors have complained about the company focusing on updating the Apple iPhone and iPad and not launching new products. There has been no earth-shattering new product since the death of co-founder Steve Jobs. Apple closed Wednesday at $444.57.